QANTAS: A Threat to Workers and Worshippers Alike?

It’s not often that the progressive and conservative side of life could raise voice in unison  against an institution, but QANTAS is certainly giving them the opportunity. After years of big business being the bete noir of the Left for the manner in which it treats its workers; outsourcing, downsizing, sending jobs (and profits) overseas, […]

Jordan Peterson and the Courage of the Counter-intuitive

The courage to be counter-intuitive is rare, but necessary.  And increasingly rare, and therefore increasingly necessary in this brittle, brutal media-saturated world. This struck me listening to Jordan Peterson (him again!) on Richard Fidler’s excellent ABC Conversations program, a podcast that has three million subscribers. Three million subscribers.  Think about that. Three million subscribers listening […]

Constantinople Had No Arenas: We’re Rebuilding Them.

Constantinople, unlike the ancient Roman pagan cities, had no arena. It’s something Peter Leithart points out to those who blithely say “Oh it’s the end of Christendom, and thats a good thing.  All that expectation that everyone was Christian, blah, blah, blah”. That’s a cheap and cheerful and less than academic response to Christendom. However […]